[kuh n-sent] /kənˈsɛnt/
concord of sound, voices, etc.; harmony.
(archaic) a concord, as of sounds, voices, etc
“harmony,” 1580s, from Latin concentus “a singing together, harmony,” from concinere “to sing or sound together,” from com- “with, together” (see com-) + canere “to sing” (see chant (v.)). Often misspelled consent or confused with that word.
[kon-sen-ter, kuh n-] /kɒnˈsɛn tər, kən-/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to bring or converge to a common center; concentrate.
[kon-suh n-treyt] /ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt/ verb (used with object), concentrated, concentrating. 1. to bring or draw to a common center or point of union; converge; direct toward one point; focus: to concentrate one’s attention on a problem; to concentrate the rays of the sun with a lens. 2. to put or bring into a single place, […]
[kon-suh n-trey-tid] /ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. applied with all one’s attention, energy, etc.: their concentrated efforts to win the election. 2. clustered or gathered together closely. 3. treated to remove or reduce an inessential ingredient, especially liquid: concentrated orange juice. [kon-suh n-treyt] /ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt/ verb (used with object), concentrated, concentrating. 1. to bring or […]
[kon-suh n-trey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of concentrating; the state of being concentrated. 2. exclusive attention to one object; close mental application. 3. something concentrated: a concentration of stars. 4. Military. 5. the focusing of a student’s academic program on advanced study in a specific subject or field. 6. Chemistry. (in […]
noun 1. a guarded compound for the detention or imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents, etc., especially any of the camps established by the Nazis prior to and during World War II for the confinement and persecution of prisoners. noun 1. a guarded prison camp in which nonmilitary prisoners are held, esp […]